Sanskrit Names of Yoga Asanas

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Sanskrit Names of Yoga Asanas
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Yoga Asanas: Sanskrit Names of Poses for Yoga
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  1. TADASANA
    • MOUNTAIN POSE 
    • (LENGTHENS SPINE)
  2. ARDHA-CHANDRASANA
    • HALF MOON
    • (LATERAL, SPINAL FLEXION)
  3. ANUVRITTASANA
    STANDING BACK BEND
  4. UTTANASANA
    • STANDING FORWARD BEND
    • (2 PARTS: 1. BACK STRAIGHT, 2. RAG DOLL)
  5. UTKATASANA
    CHAIR
  6. PAVRITTA UTKATASANA
    REVOLVED CHAIR
  7. TRIKONASANA
    • TRIANGLE
    • (LATERAL, HIP FLEXION)
  8. PARSVOTANNASANA
    PYRAMID
  9. VIRABHADRASANA 1
    WARRIOR 1
  10. VIRABHADRASANA 2
    WARRIOR 2
  11. PARSVAKONASANA
    EXTENDED SIDE-ANGLE
  12. SURYA NAMASKAR A
    SUN SALUTATION A
  13. ADHO MUKHA SVANASANA
    DOWNWARD FACING DOG
  14. VRKASANA
    TREE
  15. NAVASANA
    • BOAT 
    • (DOWNWARD FACING - PRONE BACKWARD BEND)
  16. ARDHA SHALABHASANA
    HALF LOCUST
  17. BHUJANGASANA
    COBRA
  18. GARBHASANA
    CHILD'S POSE
  19. BADDHA KONASANA
    BOUND ANGLE
  20. JANU SHIRSASANA
    HEAD TO KNEE
  21. PASCHIMOTTANASANA
    • POSTERIOR STRETCH
    • (SPINAL EXTENSION OR ROUNDED BACK)
  22. MATSYENDRASANA
    SEATED SPINAL TWIST
  23. NAVASANA
    • BOAT
    • (UPWARD FACING - PILATES V)
  24. SETU BANDHASANA
    BRIDGE
  25. PAVANA MUKTASANA
    • KNEE TO CHEST
    • (WIND RELIEVING POSE)
  26. ARDHA SARVANGASANA
    HALF SHOULDER STAND
  27. SARVANGASANA
    FULL SHOULDER STAND
  28. ARDHA PAVANA MUKTASANA
    • HALF KNEE TO CHEST
    • (FROM FULL PAVANA)
  29. SUPTA MATSYENDRASANA
    SUPINE SPINAL TWIST
  30. SHAVASANA 
    • CORPSE
    • (HELPS BODY/MIND TO BALANCE)
  31. SURYA NAMASKAR B
    SUN SALUTATION B
  32. PARVRITTA PARSAVAKONASANA
    PRAYER BALANCE
  33. REVERSED VIRABHADRASANA 2
    REVERSED WARRIOR 2
  34. PARVRITTA TRIKONASANA
    REVOLVED TRIANGLE
  35. PRASARITA PADOTTANASANA
    • WIDE ANGLE FORWARD BEND
    • (FROM 5 POINTED STAR)
  36. VIRABHADRASANA 3
    WARRIOR 3
  37. UTTHITA HASTA PADANGUSTHASANA
    HAND TO BIG TOE
  38. NATARAJASANA
    DANCER
  39. VASISTHASHANA
    SIDE PLANK
  40. CHATURANGA DANDASANA
    FOUR-LIMBED STAFF POSE
  41. DHANURASANA
    • BOW POSE
    • (PRONE POSITION)
  42. USTRASANA
    CAMEL POSE
  43. GARBASANA
    RABBIT POSE
  44. BAKASANA
    CROW POSE
  45. PURVOTANASSANA
    INCLINED PLANE
  46. UPAVISHTA KONASANA A
    SEATED ANGLE A
  47. UPAVISHTA KONASANA B
    SEATED ANGLE B
  48. JATHARA PARIVARTANASANA
    REVOLVED ABDOMINAL POSE
  49. URDVHA DHANURASANA
    • WHEEL
    • (BACKBEND)
  50. SIRSASANA
    HEADSTAND
  51. EKA PADA SIRSASANA
    • HEADSTAND
    • (BRING ONE LEG TO THE FLOOR/LOWER BOTH LEGS AND THEN BRING THEM BACK UP)
  52. ADHO MUKHA VRKSASANA
    HANDSTAND
  53. MATSYASANA
    FISH POSE
  54. HALASANA
    PLOW POSE
  55. PRANAYAMA
    BREATH
  56. UJJAYI BREATH
    BREATHING TECHNIQUE IN WHICH ONE INHALES WITH A SOUND IN THE THROAT
  57. DIRGA BREATH
    • GREAT BREATH
    • DEEP BREATHING
  58. NADI SHODHANA
    • SWEET BREATH
    • CHANNEL CLEANING
  59. AGNI-PRASANA
    BREATH OF FIRE
  60. BASTRIKA
    LIGHT, FAST, RHYTHMIC BREATH
  61. KAPALABHATI
    FORCEFUL BREATH

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